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Workshop Building without Bricks

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The Montale Park and TerraePaglia Snc collaborate to restore the houses in the Park, whose plasters require maintenance, which will be carried out by combining archaeological data and the skills of experts in green building. After the first intervention of 2019, from 9 to 11 September 2022 we will start again with a new edition in the form of a workshop to acquire knowledge and skills on the construction techniques of the Bronze Age and on those adopted by experts in sustainable and artisanal construction. 


Friday 9 September
10.00 - 13.00 - Welcome and visit of the Archaeological Park of Montale:
• The terramare civilization
• The Montale terramara: from excavation to the design of the reconstruction
• The reconstruction of the village: techniques used

from 15.00 - Training meeting with the experts of Terraepaglia:
Raw earth plasters and mortars: characteristics, applications and presentation of case studies.
Dough preparation tests.

Saturday 10 September
9.00 - 13.00 and 15.00 - 18.00
Active learning: production of the mortar and installation of the first layer of plaster on the facades of the houses.

Sunday 11 September
9.00 - 13.00 and 15.00 - 18.00
On the occasion of the opening to the public of the Terramara di Montale, the participants converse with the visitors during the activities of producing the mortar and installing the finishing layer of the plaster on the facades of the houses.


The workshop takes place at the Archaeological Park and Terramara di Montale open-air museum.
It is open to all: graduates and undergraduates of archeology and architecture or equivalent disciplines, museum and sector operators, interested public for a maximum number of 12 participants (minimum number: 6). Registration open until 12 August 2022. To register, you must fill out the form at the link and make the payment of the fee by bank transfer to: Terra e Paglia snc, Iban: IT65U0538703000000035022958 By sending a copy of the payment to address and to .

The registration fee includes teaching, teaching material, insurance and certificate of participation:
for payments made by July 15th

  • full 170 €
  • reduced 120 € (students)

for payments after 15 July

  • full 200 €
  • reduced 150 € (students)

Board and lodging are the responsibility of the participants.